Friday, September 17, 2021

Memphis Radio: NBA Grizzlies Release Radio, TV Plans

The Memphis Grizzlies have announced the television and radio broadcast schedules for the 2021-22 season. 

Bally Sports Southeast, the official broadcast partner of the Grizzlies, will televise 81 of 82 Grizzlies games for the 2020-21 NBA regular season, with all regional broadcasts presented by FanDuel Sportsbook. Audacy's WMFS 680 AM / 92.9 FM ESPN Radio, the Grizzlies’ radio flagship station, will broadcast all six preseason games and 82 regular season contests during the 2021-22 season.

Bally Sports Southeast will tip-off its regular season coverage at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, when the Grizzlies host the Cleveland Cavaliers in the season-opener inside FedExForum (all times CT). 

Pete Pranica and Brevin Knight return for their 18th and 12th seasons as play-by-play and analyst, respectively, for the Grizzlies, while Rob Fischer enters his 15th season as the team’s sideline reporter. All Bally Sports Southeast regular season broadcasts will feature the pregame and postgame show, Grizzlies LIVE. Fischer will host Grizzlies Live for all home game telecasts alongside Knight and Grind City Media’s Chris Vernon, entering his ninth season. Grind City Media’s Michael Wallace, entering his sixth season, will join the crew for various broadcasts.

92.9 FM ESPN Radio, the Grizzlies’ radio flagship station, will broadcast all contests during the 2021-22 season, featuring play-by-play from Eric Hasseltine and analysts Elliot Perry and Michael Wallace. Hasseltine returns for his 21st season with the team while Perry enters his 14th season. Coverage begins with the pregame show 30 minutes prior to tip-off hosted by Jessica Benson and analyst Jon Roser. Fans can tune into the radio broadcasts at 92.9 FM/680 AM or by downloading the official Grizzlies Mobile App. Grizzlies games will broadcast on 17 different regional radio stations, marking the largest number of stations and largest coverage area in team history. 

A full list of Grizzlies radio affiliates can be found here.

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